Law enforcement officials say driving under the influence of legal drugs is an increasing problem.
A court had two decisions to make in this workers’ comp case: Is driving to a drug test in the course and scope of work? And did an overdose of a prescription medication cause a car crash?
A company tried to deny workers’ comp benefits to an injured employee, saying he was intoxicated when he was injured. Just what counts as “intoxicated” when it comes to workers’ comp?
Soon after smartphones became popular, their owners downloaded apps to check traffic reports and avoid tie-ups. Now the phones are providing more real-time traffic information that some say may make driving less safe.
While attending a company-sponsored event, an employee was injured when a golf cart, driven by her co-worker, ran up a curb and tipped over onto her leg. The woman received workers’ comp benefits. Can she also sue her co-worker?
With the start of the new fiscal year on July 1 in many states, several changes in safety laws go into effect.
A federal agency credits the decades-long campaign to combat drunk driving for the drop in alcohol-impaired drivers. But the question remains: What’s causing the increase in drugged drivers?
Even if your company isn’t in transportation, some items on the National Transportation Safety Board’s (NTSB) Most Wanted List of 10 safety issues are easily applicable to all sorts of industries.
More than 37,000 people were killed in traffic crashes in the U.S. in 2016. A safety group has ranked states by the number of laws they’ve passed to reduce that number.
Are your hands tied when an employee is taking prescription painkillers? Not at all. In fact, the National Safety Council (NSC) has just published a new guide on what proactive steps employers can take to make sure workplace safety isn’t compromised.
A worker involved in a crash with a workplace vehicle claims his status as a medical marijuana user should exempt him from discipline.
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